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Accountant

Company: Stand Together
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Job Description:

ID (external): 2019-4130# of Openings: 1Location: US-VA-ArlingtonOverview

The Accounting professionals at Stand Together take great ownership in their roles because of the robust partnerships they have developed with the businesses they support. Our community offers a unique, challenging, and rewarding environment where you can demonstrate your ability to improve processes. As an experienced Accountant, you will be able to apply your understanding of generally accepted accounting principles to accounting. This role will have an opportunity to work with the Finance team and a wide variety of stakeholders, providing support that will impact the organization.

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for accuracy and monthly financial statements that are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Perform monthly closing responsibilities, including preparing journal entries for review by accounting management
  • Work with accounting management and external audit firm to ensure an efficient annual audit process
  • Gain an understanding of general ledger accounts and effectively communicate to members of the Accounting and Finance team the activity that has occurred and resulting financial reporting implications
  • Work with accounting management to ensure partner organizations' financial reports are accurate and issued in accordance with the financial reporting schedule
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • Collaborate with Accounting and Finance teams to review monthly financials and ad hoc requests
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changes when necessary

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization
    • 3-5 years of accounting experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
    • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word)
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Highly motivated and detail-oriented
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

      Standout Candidates May Also Bring
      • Experience in Sage Intacct accounting software

        About Us

        We are excited to announce that our philanthropic community will now be known as Stand Together - a name that defines who we are, what we do, and why. It's also a call to action: we invite anyone who shares our optimism for the future to stand together to help every person rise.

        We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country's most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We've united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

        Our Values

        Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management -- (MBM -- ). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM-- prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.

        We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color,?race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. PM19 PI113478237

Keywords: Stand Together, Washington DC , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Arlington, DC

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